Trumps’ Wall cost estimates differ wildly
Thursday 16 Feb 2017 Author: Steven Frazer

US President Donald Trump is still insisting that he will get his ‘Great Wall of Mexico’ built but cost estimates for this project vary hugely, according to several sources.

Trump’s own $12bn estimate is unsurprisingly the lowest yet even that would mean an average $31 for every one of the nation’s near 384m population, it would top $65 a head on Bernstein Research’s forecast. More than 1,250 miles of new fortification will be needed to completely seal the border with its southern neighbour.

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